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Book Reviews

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Review: Six of Crows – Leigh Bardugo

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo 5/5 Stars Overview: Ketterdam: a bustling hub of international trade where anything can be had for the right price—and no one knows that better than criminal prodigy Kaz Brekker. Kaz is offered a chance at a deadly heist that could make him rich beyond his wildest dreams. But he can't pull it off alone... A convict with a thirst for revenge A sharpshooter who can't...

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Review: Three Dark Crowns – Kendare Blake

Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake 5/5 Stars Overview: Every generation on the island of Fennbirn, a set of triplets is born: three queens, all equal heirs to the crown and each possessor of a coveted magic. Mirabella is a fierce elemental, able to spark hungry flames or vicious storms at the snap of her fingers. Katharine is a poisoner, one who can ingest the deadliest poisons without so much as...

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Review: A Wizard’s Forge

A Wizard's Forge (The Woern Saga, #1) by A.M. Justice 3/5 Stars Overview: On a planet far from Earth, descendants of marooned space travelers fight a decades-long war. Shy scholar Victoria knows nothing of this conflict until pirates kidnap and sell her to the sadistic tyrant behind it. He keeps her naked and locked in a tower, subjecting her to months of psychological torture. After seizing an opportunity to escape,...

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Review: Dreams of Gods and Monsters – Laini Taylor

Dreams of Gods and Monsters by Laini Taylor 3/5 Stars Overview: By way of a staggering deception, Karou has taken control of the chimaera rebellion and is intent on steering its course away from dead-end vengeance. The future rests on her, if there can even be a future for the chimaera in war-ravaged Eretz. Common enemy, common cause. When Jael's brutal seraph army trespasses into the human world, the unthinkable...

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Review: Days of Blood and Starlight – Laini Taylor

Days of Blood and Starlight by Laini Taylor 5/5 Stars Overview: Art student and monster's apprentice Karou finally has the answers she has always sought. She knows who she is—and what she is. But with this knowledge comes another truth she would give anything to undo: She loved the enemy and he betrayed her, and a world suffered for it. In this stunning sequel to the highly acclaimed Daughter of Smoke...

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Review: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One and Two by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, Jack Thorne 5/5 Stars Overview: Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, a new play by Jack Thorne, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage. The play...

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Review: Daughter of Smoke and Bone – Laini Taylor

Daughter Of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor 5/5 Stars Overview: "Errand requiring immediate attention. Come. The note was on vellum, pierced by the talons of the almost-crow that delivered it. Karou read the message. 'He never says please', she sighed, but she gathered up her things. When Brimstone called, she always came." In general, Karou has managed to keep her two lives in balance. On the one hand, she's...

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Review: Rebel of the Sands – Alwyn Hamilton

Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton 5/5 Stars Overview: She’s more gunpowder than girl—and the fate of the desert lies in her hands. Mortals rule the desert nation of Miraji, but mystical beasts still roam the wild and barren wastes, and rumor has it that somewhere, djinni still practice their magic. But there's nothing mystical or magical about Dustwalk, the dead-end town that Amani can't wait to escape from....

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Review: An Ember in the Ashes – Sabaa Tahir

An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir 5/5 Stars Overview: Laia is a slave. Elias is a soldier. Neither is free. Under the Martial Empire, defiance is met with death. Those who do not vow their blood and bodies to the Emperor risk the execution of their loved ones and the destruction of all they hold dear. It is in this brutal world, inspired by ancient Rome, that Laia...

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Review: The Winner’s Kiss – Marie Rutkoski

The Winner's Kiss by Marie Rutkoski 4/5 Stars Overview: War has begun. Arin is in the thick of it with untrustworthy new allies and the empire as his enemy. Though he has convinced himself that he no longer loves Kestrel, Arin hasn’t forgotten her, or how she became exactly the kind of person he has always despised. She cared more for the empire than she did for the lives of...

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